Comcast (CMCSA) Price Target Increased to $50.00 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley

The stock decreased 1.23% or $0.76 during the last trading session, reaching $61.26. About 169,422 shares traded. (NYSE:SLCA) has risen 57.03% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500.

Haverford Trust Company increased Comcast Corp New Com Cl A (CMCSA) stake by 0.44% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Cardinal Capital Management Inc sold 6,475 shares as the company's stock declined 6.89% while stock markets rallied. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 593,402 shares of company stock valued at $22,961,401. Comcastcorpclassa now has $193.68 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $56.3. About 9.70 million shares traded or 167.94% up from the average.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.52/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.5/Share by a difference of $0.02. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500. The company has market cap of $784.73 billion. It has a 37.61 P/E ratio. It also makes door and window products, including sealing systems, such as sound control, fire and smoke protection, threshold applications, lights, door louvers, intumescent products, photo-luminescent, and flood barrier for doors for use in commercial spaces and products, as well as creates and makes sliding and folding door hardware for commercial and residential spaces.

Among 24 analysts covering Amgen Inc. Amgen Inc. had 74 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research maintained The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) rating on Thursday, April 28. JP Morgan has "Overweight" rating and $900 target. Bank of America maintained the shares of BA in report on Tuesday, December 12 with "Buy" rating. Moffett Nathanson restated a "buy" rating and issued a $52.00 price target (up previously from $45.00) on shares of Comcast in a report on Thursday. On Wednesday, August 19 the stock rating was upgraded by MoffettNathanson to "Neutral". Robert W. Baird has "Hold" rating and $85.0 target. The company was maintained on Friday, May 5 by Imperial Capital.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a current ratio of 0.74. 47 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. The legal version of this report can be viewed at Ellington Management Gru Lc holds 1,300 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Tci Wealth Advsrs Incorporated has 29,688 shares. Estabrook Cap Mngmt stated it has 0.05% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Banque Pictet & Cie Sa has 0.24% invested in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) for 40,866 shares. The cable giant reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.04. Captrust Finance has 20,563 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Virginia-based Pettyjohn Wood And White has invested 0.1% in Alphabet Inc. Markston Intll Limited Liability Company accumulated 366,757 shares. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 71,664 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,858,676.96. Strategic Fincl Inc holds 6,004 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Sei Invests Company reported 0.04% in Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE). Cohen Capital Management has 240 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio.

First Eagle Investment Management LLC now owns 34,799,928 shares of the cable giant's stock worth $1,308,129,000 after buying an additional 12,625,830 shares during the period. It also reduced Mastercard (NYSE:MA) stake by 36,850 shares and now owns 995,708 shares. Gileadsciencesinc (NASDAQ:GILD) was reduced too.

On 7/27/2016 Comcast announced a quarterly dividend of $0.28 1.62% with an ex dividend date of 10/3/2016 which will be payable on 10/26/2016. Its up 0.02, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. The institutional investor owned 43,901 shares of the cable giant's stock after selling 517,614 shares during the period. 78 funds opened positions while 211 raised stakes. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 32,710,682 shares of the cable giant's stock valued at $1,273,100,000 after purchasing an additional 1,839,436 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE:MRK) or 1,469 shares. (NYSE:AIG). Tiaa Cref Inv Management Limited Liability Com accumulated 11.54M shares or 0.48% of the stock. (NYSE:MRK) for 11.10M shares. After $0.52 actual earnings per share reported by Comcast Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.69% negative EPS growth. Curbstone Fin Mgmt owns 28,904 shares. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in Comcast by 1.2% during the second quarter. Advisors Asset has invested 0.36% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Buckhead Mgmt Ltd Liability Company has invested 1.38% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). (NYSE:MRK). Mcrae Cap Mgmt invested 0.15% in Merck & Co., Inc. On Monday, August 7 the insider Murdock Daniel C. sold $144,915. The insider ROBERTS BRIAN L sold $22.57M. $224,575 worth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) was sold by BLOCK ARTHUR R on Monday, December 18. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and twenty-seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 83% are positive. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 27 by Pivotal Research. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Monday, July 27. SunTrust initiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, November 11 report. Evercore ISI reiterated an "outperform" rating and set a $48.00 target price (up from $44.00) on shares of Comcast in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, August 19 by Telsey Advisory Group. The rating was maintained by Wunderlich on Wednesday, August 26 with "Buy". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, December 19 by Jefferies.

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